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Welsh Statutory Instruments

2014 No. 1606 (W. 164) (C. 64)

Social Care, Wales

Children And Young Persons, Wales

The Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010 (Commencement No. 9) Order 2014

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11 June 2014

The Welsh Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 75(3) of the Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010(1), make the following Order:

Title and application

1.—(1) The title of this Order is the Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010 (Commencement No. 9) Order 2014.

(2) This Order applies in relation to Wales.

Appointed Day

2.—(1) 30 June 2014 is the day appointed for the coming into force of section 70 (guidance) of the Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010.

(2) 1 July 2014 is the day appointed for the coming into force of section 11(3) and (4) (local authority duties in respect of play opportunities for children) of the Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010.

Vaughan Gething

Deputy Minister for Tackling Poverty, under the authority of the Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, one of the Welsh Ministers.

11 June 2014

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into effect section 11(3), (4) and section 70 of the Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010 (“the Measure”).

The remainder of section 11 is already in force. Subsection (3) places a duty on a local authority to secure sufficient play opportunities in its area for children as far as reasonably practicable having regard to its assessment completed in accordance with its duty under section 11(1) of the Measure. Subsection (4) requires local authorities to publish information about play opportunities in their area and to keep this information up-to-date.

Section 70 sets out certain provisions in respect of guidance issued by the Welsh Ministers under the Measure to bodies that must have regard to it. Section 70(2)(a) provides that the Welsh Ministers may give guidance to bodies generally, or to one or more particular bodies. Section 70(2)(b) provides that different guidance may be issued to or in respect of different bodies. Section 70(2)(c) states that, before guidance is issued, the Welsh Ministers must consult the bodies that must have regard to the guidance. Section 70(2)(d) requires the guidance to be published.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010 have been brought into force by Commencement Orders made before the date of this Order.

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No.
Section 2 (in so far as it applies to Welsh authorities)10 January 2011S.I. 2010/2994 (W.248) (C.134)
Sections 4, 5 and 610 January 2011S.I. 2010/2994 (W.248) (C.134)
Section 11 (except for sub-sections (3) and (4))1 November 2012S.I. 2012/2453 (W.267) (C.96)
Section 1231 January 2012S.I. 2012/191 (W.30) (C.5)
Sections 17 and 1810 January 2011S.I. 2012/2994 (W.248) (C.134)
Sections 19-561 April 2011S.I. 2010/2582 (W.216) (C.123)
Sections 57, 58(1), (3)-(5), (6)(a), (7)-(9), (11)-(14)1 September 2010 (in relation to specified local authority areas)S.I. 2010/1699 (W.160) (C.87)
28 February 2012 (in relation to specified local authority areas) and 31 March 2012 (in relation to other specified local authority areas)S.I. 2012/191 (W.30) (C.5)
1 February 2013 (in relation to specified local authority areas)S.I. 2013/18 (W.9) (C.2)
31 July 2013 (in relation to specified local authority areas)S.I. 2013/1830 (W.184) (C.78)
28 February 2014 (in relation to specified local authority areas)S.I. 2014/373 (W.41)
Section 58(2)1 September 2010 (in relation to specified local authority areas)S.I. 2010/1699 (W.160) (C.87)
27 January 2012 (in relation to the remaining parts of Wales)S.I. 2012/191 (W.30) (C.5)
Section 58(10)1 September 2010 (in relation to specified local authority areas)S.I. 2010/1699 (W.160) (C.87)
28 February 2012 (in relation to specified local authority areas) and 31 March 2012 (in relation to other specified local authority areas)S.I. 2012/191 (W.30) (C.5)
1 February 2013 (in relation to specified local authority areas)S.I. 2013/18 (W.9) (C.2)
19 July 2013 (in relation to the remaining parts of Wales)S.I 2013/1830 (W.184) (C.78)
Sections 59(1), (3), 60(2), 61, 62(1), 64 and 651 September 2010 (in relation to specified local authority areas)S.I. 2010/1699 (W.160) (C.87)
28 February 2012 (in relation to specified local authority areas) and 31 March 2012 (in relation to other specified local authority areas)S.I. 2012/191 (W.30) (C.5)
1 February 2013 (in relation to specified local authority areas)S.I. 2013/18 (W.9) (C.2)
31 July 2013 (in relation to specified local authority areas)S.I. 2013/1830 (W.184) (C.78)
28 February 2014 (in relation to specified local authority areas)S.I. 2014/373 (W.41)
Section 59(2)1 September 2010 (in relation to specified local authority areas)S.I. 2010/1699 (W.160) (C.87)
28 February 2012 (in relation to specified local authority areas) and 31 March 2012 (in relation to other specified local authority areas)S.I. 2012/191 (W.30) (C.5)
1 February 2013 (in relation to specified local authority areas)S.I. 2013/18 (W.9) (C.2)
19 July 2013 (in relation to the remaining parts of Wales)S.I 2013/1830 (W.184) (C.78)
Sections 60(1), 62(2) and 631 September 2010 (in relation to specified local authority areas)S.I. 2010/1699 (W.160) (C.87)
27 January 2012 (in relation to the remaining parts of Wales)S.I. 2012/191 (W.30) (C.5)
Section 72 and Schedule 1 paragraphs 1-18, paragraphs 21-281 April 2011S.I. 2010/2582 (W.216) (C.123)
Section 73 and Schedule 2 (in so far as they relate to the Children Act 1989, the Education Act 2002 and the Childcare Act 2006)1 April 2011S.I. 2010/2582 (W.216) (C.123)

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